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Perhentian Islands

March 27, 2017
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Chilling on the Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands lie next to the northeastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. They are so far to the north, that they could easily belong to Thailand. There were two very convincing reasons why we chose these islands instead of the famous Langkawi Islands: … Continue reading

5 Activities in Taman Negara

March 13, 2017
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5 Activities in Taman Negara

If I would have to name my absolute favourite place out of all my travels up until now, I would say Taman Negara straight away. In retrospect, I think I could spend months or even years there. Nonetheless, Will and … Continue reading

March 5, 2017
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How to Visit Taman Negara by Yourself

The 130 million years old Taman Negara (which means “national park” in Malay) is one of the world’s oldest rainforests. This 4343 square kilometers big national park is home for a wide range of animals, such as deer, wild boars, … Continue reading

Durrell's Photographer of the Year 2016

January 29, 2017
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Durrell’s Photographer of the Year 2016

Since my sister and I visited the Durrell Wildlife Park on the summer of 2015, I read through all the newsletters they send out quite thoroughly. Last summer I noticed that they announced a photo competition and people can people … Continue reading

Saint Anne Lake

January 15, 2017
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Wayfaring in Transylvania: The Land of Volcanoes

The last time my parents and I visited the Saint Anne Lake and the Mohos bog was when I was a teenager. It was such an unforgettable experience, that I couldn’t wait to return to this magical Land of Volcanoes … Continue reading

Westonbirt Arboretum

November 29, 2016
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Autumn Special: The Thousand Colours of Westonbirt Arboretum

Every time autumn starts to kick in and the trees become colourful I instantly feel the urge to go out and take some photos. OK, this isn’t completely true. I am constantly suffering because of this shooting urge, which makes … Continue reading

Sydenham Hill Wood

August 5, 2016
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The Lost Railway of Sydenham Hill Wood

Despite the fact that the “Tired of London, Tired of Life” book schedules the Sydenham Hill Wood walk for the end of April, we thought that a cold, grey, rainy day in February will be just as good for it. Both … Continue reading

Kew Gardens Bluebells

May 10, 2016
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Spring Special: Bluebell Carpets in Kew Gardens

Yes, it is spring, and it is warm, and it is sunny. And it is bluebell season. 🙂 Last week I spent quite a while googling the best spot in or very close to London, where we can see the … Continue reading

Elephant Nature Park Chiang Mai

April 11, 2016
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Elephant Nature Park: a Sanctuary for Gentle Giants

Because the elephant is considered to be Thailand’s national symbol, most of the people who visit this country will try to have a closer look of these peaceful trunk owners. Unfortunately, riding these creatures and documenting the activity is a compulsory element … Continue reading